04/09/2012

Study: Cops more forgetful after chases, altercations

Researchers found the group that physically exerted themselves remembered less information

By Saundra Young
CNN via St. Joseph News-Press

Police officers who engage in at least 60 seconds of intense physical energy while involved in a combative encounter may suffer memory loss, according to a newly published study in the journal Psychological Science.

Researchers found that officers chasing down a suspect or engaging in a physical altercation with someon...

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